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We are a service run by Kent Union to help University of Kent students find part-time, temporary or seasonal work and recent graduates looking for temporary or contract work in Kent after graduation. 


Jobshop is a service run by Kent Union to help students find part-time, temporary and seasonal work whilst they study and enhance their employability skills ahead of graduating. If you are looking to make some extra cash, or you need to gain experience in your chosen field, we can help you! 



University of Kent students graduating this year can remain on the Jobshop jobs mailing list for up to 3 years after graduation. After graduation you will need to create a guest account online and then email to request to be added back to the list.  PLEASE NOTE: Graduate positions including graduate training schemes are advertised via the University Careers Service



If you are looking for talented, hard-working and flexible staff to fill your part-time, temporary or seasonal vacancies, then we can assist you!  Email for full details, or check our employers pages for more information. 






                                                    Latest Jobs

  • Nursery Practitioner Ref 2010

    Details:The campus Oaks Nursery are looking for a Nursery Practitioner to work 18 hours per week. Candidates should have previous experience working in a busy nursery or early year's environment. Personality should include enthusiasm and motivation to work as part of a successful team.

  • Research Participants Ref 1970

    Details:Take part in a 30 minute computer based psychology task and earn yourself £5. Make sure to check eligibility criteria before applying.

  • Psychology Experiment Ref 2009

    Details:Take part in a 1 hour Psychology experiment and earn yourself £10. This experiment includes the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation to record brain activity. Please read participant requirements before signing up.



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Jobshop Employee of the Month 

Oscar Harding 

We think that our Jobshop temps are amazing and we are always looking for ways to reward them for all of their hard work. 


Congratulations OSCAR HARDING - Jobshop Employee of the month, February 2017

Here is what Essentials had to say about his hard work:

“Oscar is consistently excellent, combining a good work ethic with a positive attitude, even at 3am and a pleasure to work with’.

As a thank you for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a £20 Kent Union voucher that can be spent at any of the Kent Union outlets.

Thank you for all of hard work and commitment to Jobshop. You are a great example of an excellent temp!






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